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Bing searches for the gamers in us

Bing searches for the gamers in us

By 3 February 2011

Bing has thrown casual games right into its search results - giving office workers up and down the country yet another way of killing the hours before home time. If you search for any of the 46 games included in the new platform, you'll be presented with... >>

Average social gamer is 43-year-old woman

Average social gamer is 43-year-old woman

By 17 February 2010

PopCap, maker of such games as the popular Bejeweled, has revealed a profile of the average social gamer from a recent survey carried out in the UK and the US. The "social gamers" survey covered consumers who play games on social networking platforms... >>

iGAME FAMILY TV dock borrows from iPhone, Wii

iGAME FAMILY TV dock borrows from iPhone, Wii

By 15 September 2009

Elonex is to launch what it says is the world's first TV games dock, the iGAME FAMILY, that plays non-app iPod content as well as apes the Nintendo Wii. Designed in the UK, the iGAME is described as a "convergence product that takes the best functionality... >>

3D Stereogram Tetris revealed

3D Stereogram Tetris revealed

By 15 September 2009

"If you can see 3D stereograms, why not try a game with the same idea?" Why not indeed? Squinting at your monitor trying to see the durned image will at least while away a few minutes of your boring work day. All we got was a mild headache and a slight... >>

Quake Live now for Mac and Linux

Quake Live now for Mac and Linux

By 20 August 2009

ID has rolled out an update to its browser-based Quake Live game which means that it's now available for Mac and Linux users. Neither group have reputations as gamers, but given the more retro nature of Quake Live, perhaps it'll rope in some former Quake... >>

Sky launches free gesture-controlled webcam games

Sky launches free gesture-controlled webcam games

By 21 July 2009

Sky Games has launched an exclusive collection of online games with gesture-recognition controls for PC users with webcams, powered by OmniMotion. Sky says the free webcam games - which range from sports to puzzles - "put players in the middle of the... >>

Sony plots "snackable" PSP content

Sony plots "snackable" PSP content

By 16 July 2009

Sony's new PSP Go, with a download-only content distribution model, is to go head to head with the Apple iPhone through the introduction of "snackable" gaming software, a report from Develop reveals. A new strategy for Sony, as the PSP Go becomes available... >>